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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual emissions from human activities. This book provides... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This book argues the need for the establishment of an exclusionary rule of evidence in China as a means of protecting the people from police wrongdoing. In support of the argument and as a means of developing a suitable process, the author takes a comparative approach to the foundation and development of the exclusionary rule in the UK and the USA,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book describes the processes of community empowerment, participatory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00
Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization. In the past, a distinction could be made between capital importing and exporting countries, or host and home countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). Due to globalization, FDI is presently made by and in both developed... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. Using a combination of traditional modes of legal analysis, case studies, and empirical research, the study reflects upon the complex progress that China has made, and continues to make, towards... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise them. The book also discusses how human rights lawyers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 270.00
For the first time, this unique text brings together all private international maritime law conventions alongside expert commentary and analysis. Truly global in approach, the book covers each of the nineteen conventions currently in force, all scrutinised by this internationally-acclaimed author. It also examines important maritime conventions not... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 63.11
Konkurrenz ist ein notwendiger Motor einer modernen Wirtschaft. Konzerne versuchen jedoch, Vorteile gegenüber ihrer Konkurrenz zu erlangen. Daher werden oft anti-kompetitive Praktiken wie der Verdrängungswettbewerb angewandt. Es ist daher erforderlich, Regeln für einen fairen Wettbewerb für alle Teilnehmer zu etablieren. Um die Möglichkeiten und Gefahren... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Patent Law in Greater China provides some of the most comprehensive, up-to-date and contextualized analyses of Chinese patent law. Featuring expert contributors with diverse backgrounds and deep inside knowledge, this edited volume strikes a good balance between scholarly analysis and practical tips. The book should be on the desk of everybody... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the corporate governance movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State?s duty to protect against human rights abuses by third parties, including business; the corporate... more...